Windy City Smokeout


Elevate your Smokeout experience by joining us for exciting events throughout the weekend like the Whole Hog Brunch, Crawfish Boil & Oyster Roast and more!!

Myron Mixon Cooking School

Sponsored by Whistle Pig Whiskey

Friday - 5:00 pm – 11:00 am

$400 (in addition to a 3-day ticket)

Learn to cook like a real pitmaster from the “winningest man in barbecue,” Myron Mixon.  The four-time world barbecue champion, New York Times bestselling author and star of three hit television shows will host a one-of-a-kind class […]

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Whole Hog Brunch

Sponsored by Whistle Pig Whiskey and Moët & Chandon

Saturday - 10:00am

$60 (in addition to a Saturday or 3-day ticket)

Featuring whole hog prepared by Myron Mixon and an array of dishes from the Windy City Smokeout pitmasters, alongside a Whistle Pig cocktails and Champagne provided by Moët & Chandon. This class can be added to cart […]

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Crawfish Boil & Oyster Roast

Sponsored by Moët & Chandon

Saturday - 5:00 pm

$60 (in addition to a Saturday or 3-day ticket)

Hosted by Moët & Chandon, this VIP Seafood Happy Hour showcases roasted oysters, and a The Windy City Smokeout spin on a crawfish boil, served alongside Moët & Chandon Impérial. Ticket includes three glasses of […]

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BBQ Brunch

Sponsored by Belvedere Vodka

Sunday - 10:00 am

Price: $55 (in addition to a Sunday or 3-day ticket)

Enjoy a BBQ brunch featuring a variety of dishes from each of the Windy City Smokeout pitmasters, alongside a Belvedere Bloody Mary Bar with all of the fixins. This class can be added to cart upon […]

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Father vs. Son BBQ Showdown

Sponsored by Whistle Pig Whiskey

Sunday - 1:00pm-5:00pm

$60 (in addition to Sunday or 3-day ticket)

Family rivalry has never tasted so good! At the Father vs. Son BBQ Showdown, led by famed father/son pitmaster duo Myron and Michael Mixon, participants will be split into two teams and led through a live […]

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The Biggest Happy Hour of the Summer

Sponsored by Budweiser

Friday - 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Free, drinks a la carte

This year, the weather won’t be the only thing that’s hot. Kick off your festival weekend with a happy hour, hosted by Budweiser, featuring $3 domestic and craft beers, and live music from up-and-coming artists